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Medicine for thrombophlebitis

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Thrombophlebitis: This term means inflammation of the veins and often results in venous thrombosis which is blood clotting in the veins.
Dr. Jeffrey Gleick
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Blood clot/ vein: Its an inflammed vein from a blood clot. They can be superficial or deep.Deep veins require anticoagulation, superficial require only nsaids/heat/time... Read More
Dr. Richard Sanders
Vascular Surgery 67 years experience
Clot in vein: Blood clot in a vein is thrombophlebitis. These usually occur in the legs below the knee, but can occur above the knee, in deep or superficial vein, ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Three main reasons: Thrombophlebitis is venous thrombosis and associated inflammation of the affected vein. Also referred to as DVT or deep vein thrombosis. It is almo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
No cure just rx: Thrombophlebits is a symptom and not a disease. The underlying cause needs to be treated first. However if its severe and theres skin breakdown then a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
DVT: Blood clots can be caused by many different things namely anything that causes your blood not to circulate normally or clot properly setting for long... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
Phlebology 34 years experience
Pain, redness, firm: By definition, thrombophlebitis means inflammation and clotting of superficial veins. This is not dvt, or deep vein thrombosis, which is the dangerous... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
General Surgery 26 years experience
Blood clot: Thrombophlebitis is 2 words put together. Thrombus is a blood clot. Phlebitis is inflammation of a vein. Put them together and there is a blood clo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Color changes / pain: Superficial thrombophlebitis can cause some of the changes and symptoms of deep vien thrombosis. Usually on physical exam and a good quality doppler i... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Acute and chronic.: Phlebothrombosis is a clot in a vein and thrombophlebitis is a clot in a vein which then becomes inflamed. Phlebothrombosis tends to be chronic while... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
Phlebology 34 years experience
Conservative treat: The good news is that, while annoying, thrombophlebitis is not typically a dangerous problem, it is not the very serious dvt. It is treated by a regim... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Definitions of words: Phlebothromobis =clotting in a vein. Thrombophlebitis = inflammation caused by the clot. So, the simple answer is yes because virtually all phlebothro... Read More

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